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Goodnight Bodacious - Short's Brewing Company

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92
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193 Ratings
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Ratings: 193
Reviews: 35
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 9.13%
Wants: 17
Gots: 15 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Short's Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American Black Ale |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: smakawhat on 06-15-2012)
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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

09-13-2013 02:34:25 | More by imfrommichigan
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maximum12

Minnesota

3.8/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

It's tectactoe night in Minnesota! Another brew arriving from Michigan. 12 oz. bottle, approached with trepidation - Short's has had plenty of great, horrid, & everything in between for me over the years.

Pour is true black with mild carbonation. Nose is roast that leans towards setting-off-fire-alarms scorched. Overwhelms whatever else might be lurking in the depths.

Goodnight Bodacious would be a great wing-man. Torched roast flings itself at the tongue, & is yanked back from the edge of the volcano by a healthy dash of bitter, piney hops. Dark chocolate leavens the shock to the system. Herbal & orange bits scatter through the midsection, leaving the finish to soft caramel & the scrapings at the bottom of a bi-annual cleaning of the coffee pot. Drinkable? Six ounces in my mini-chalice, & I'm happy.

Short's: Purveyor of the Gangrenously Whack. This is one of few black ales that doesn't disappoint, perhaps because it goes right up to the edge of too much, then hits the accelerator. Strange, & very good.

Serving type: bottle

09-12-2013 01:46:07 | More by maximum12
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Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

09-06-2013 15:17:12 | More by alfie
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Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

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Michigan

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Auror

Massachusetts

4.08/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

From Blind Bif 8. Reviewed from notes, drank on July 6th, 2013 side by side with Greenbush Rage.

Appearance- Pours dark, but not quite opaque. Not much head.

Aroma- Not super pungent. As it warms, there's roasted flavors and also some fruity notes. Blackberries and cherries mostly.

Taste- This is an odd one. It's got much more chocolate and again these fruity notes including the ones mentioned above as well as plums. Not sure if this is yeast-derived or fruit added. Also some roast and hops.

Mouthfeel- Below average carbonation. It's slick and soft. Not much alcohol evident.

Notes- I think the hops/malt combo might have contributed to the fruity notes, but it's also possible the hops have faded a bit. If Short's release calendar is accurate, this was released in February. My friend and I both enjoyed it more than Rage though, which is interesting.

Serving type: bottle

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Goodnight Bodacious from Short's Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 193 ratings.